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Mahoney Family History

Mahoney Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mathghamhna ‘descendant of Mathghamhain’, a byname meaning ‘good calf’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

1,061,066 Historical Documents with Mahoney on Ancestry.com
348,172 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
53,579 Military Records
51,665 Immigration Records
300,297 Census and Voter Lists
307,353 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mahoney Families

  • Number of Mahoney families
     940 - 1,878
     314 - 939
     1 - 313
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mahoney families
     551 - 1,100
     184 - 550
     1 - 183
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mahoney families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mahoney Family Origin

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Mahoney Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mahoney

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Mahoney Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mahoney census records

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Mahoney Civil War Service Records

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